Some horror films explore women’s struggles for empowerment, sexual freedom and self-fulfilment. Six movies show the ghost, bride, mother, vampiress, witch and monster as guises of vengeful women.
According to new research, the demand for products with cultural connotations can result from an appreciation of the culture in question, a desire for discovery... and its simple omnipresence.
From red berets to full-on cosplaying, leaders across the continent have a robust relationship with fashion.
In the 1910, the ready-made blouse market was booming and Leicester's knit giants tried their hand at manufacturing easy to launder, practical blouses.
From hunger strike medals to brooches shaped like serpents and spiders, women's jewellery can speak volumes.
Masks have a chequered history in western fashion. Some silenced women in the name of beauty, others provoked sexual desire.
A transparency index could fix issues in the current medical supply chain in the US.
Retailers must focus on training customer-facing teams to succeed post-coronavirus.
While natural fibre textiles like cotton have generated an environmentally friendly reputation in recent years they might be just as bad as microplastic textiles like polyester and Nylon.
As people everywhere don face masks, scarves and bandanas to protect against coronavirus, Muslim women who wear the niqab, or Islamic veil, are feeling a lot less conspicuous.
From the bird masks of plague doctors and large voluminous skirts to hat pins and face masks, this video provides a quick tour through the history of protective fashion.
In the past, maintaining physical distance was an important aspect of public life – and clothes played a big role.
Recent research explores how women 'dress defensively' to avoid the aggression of other women.
Sportswear is recognized as North America’s contribution to the western fashion tradition — yet its Indigenous and African-American origins are rarely acknowledged.
Pressure is mounting on fashion producers to stop using skins from Australian native animals. But Indigenous people are reviving traditions and there are ethical ways for trade to continue.
The pool and the beach have become acceptable spaces to bare all, but how did we get here?
Rich Indian women are anxious about being recognised as members of an international elite.
Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
The meeting of canvas and rubber that began in the 1830s still inspires crowds to queue for the latest pair. Sneakers are now big business and high fashion.
The sale of women’s backpacks is up by more than 20 per cent in the past year: but why can't we just call it a backpack? Why does it have to be a 'lady backpack?'